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Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
long. you have sent us pictures proving how much you care about this vote and we saw you lining up before dawn in virginia, braving lines, rain in florida, children in tow and even guys with surfboards and bare feet as in chicago a woman who went to the polls while in labor then went on to the hospital. >>> talk about the candidates in these last moments, the two men who have been racing to the finish line spent the day proving determination and stamina and abc's white house correspondent jake tapper starts us off in chicago where the president is with his family waiting for results. jake. >> reporter: good evening on this exciting night, diane. president obama and his campaign are gurding hem thfls for a long night and the president said this might spill into the morning but he fully expects by tomorrow he will be re-elected. it is out of his hands and in yours. >> my name is barack obama, you know, the president. >> reporter: at a chicago campaign field office president obama called volunteers in wisconsin to thank them for their hard work. >> hi, is this annie? hi, this is barac
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
:00, temperature coming in at 37 degrees, lots of sunshine in the forecast for us today. by lunchtime today, you're going to want to keep yourself indoors with that temperature coming in at 46 degrees, although we will see plenty of sunshine out there on tap. get out there and enjoy it, but before you do, make sure you bundle up before you head out the door. let's get a check of traffic with lauren. >>reporter: good morning. we're still dealing with a water main break repairs in mount vernon. if you are traveling in the area, street is now open. you can make a left onto guilford avenue. as the morning rush does start to pick up, you will want to expect delays. this was the scene yesterday. as you can see, construction workers hard at work trying to fix this water main break. no word yet on when it will be. they have made significant progress. that is going to be the good news. you can stick with 83 as your alternate route. we are still dealing with a water main break on north charms street. that does remain blocked from 21st street to north avenue. 83 going to be your best alternate route or yo
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
-dropper. the woman who saved her own life by punching out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us about the astonishing moment when her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. >>> and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places. look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to generations of firefighters and police. hit so hard by 9/11. now, hit again. more than 100 homes destroyed. one of so many communities that were absolutely devastated. >> those are creepy pictures. >>> here's what we know in terms of the numbers. 76 dead. an estimated $20 billion in property loss. new york subways are starting to run in limited areas, limited service. but they are running free through friday. that should hel
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 6:30am EST
parkway, baltimore, an accident in middle river, on pulaski at martin boulevard. if you are using 95, as we look in east baltimore, eastern avenue, everything moving along as we check in with look at 695, parkville, no delays as you head up towards towson. pulling up drive times, notice the west side of the beltway, no delays, 12 minutes on the outer loop, 795 to 95,. >>> democracy 2012 coverage, time is running out. >> election day is tomorrow, president barack obama and mitt romney spending last few hours and days making final pitches to voters. more than half a dozen states barn storming since friday night. they are going to the critical ones, all eyes are on ohio, it's posed to be a state where it could determine everything. the news this morning is coming out of chicago, that's where we find tj winnick with the live team coverage. >>> election day may not be until tomorrow. 27million americans have cast they vote. a sign hof close the obama cane pain believes this could be, the president appeared in new hampshire, which has 4e electoral votes. >> we are no longer relevant now. w
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
, america. good morning to robin roberts at home. great to have elizabeth vargas back with us this morning. the whole team is here. and what a night. president obama secures a second term. >> with a surprisingly sweeping victory. the president said he learned from and listened to those who did not vote for him. there he is on stage last night, savoring the victory with his family. >> and here are the final numbers. the electoral college. 303 votes for president obama, 206 for governor romney. the popular vote for president obama, 59 million votes and governor romney with 56 million votes. the projection of ohio at 11:25 p.m. >> the big state of florida still out there. the numbers could climb for president obama. >>> the other big story of the morning, that nor'easter affecting the east coast right now, with half a foot of snow on the way. sam and ginger zee, tracking the latest. we're going to get to that. >>> right now, let's get to president obama's victory. matthew dowd, with us all last night, and here to breakdown the numbers for president obama. this is the number we were talking ab
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
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ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
costliest storm in u.s. hirks with an estimated damage of some $50 billion. >>> that brings us to tonight's hot topic. the new york city marathon has been canceled. earlier today mayor michael bloomberg said the race was a go because it brought in so much resource but critics were opposed because resources would be diverted from those who need it. >>> well, it is now the most expensive cam pain in maryland ever. it is question seven. the stakes on the table will make the campaign funding look like chum change. >> table games, craps, roulette, poker, back ca rack and blackjack. it could lead to an incredible amount of haven't and jobs or so say those who want question seven to pass. >> i think the table gaming is a huge add to the gambling in maryland. i used to do a lot of business in las vegas. i always said to then mayor o'malley and then governor o'malley, if you want to see a big cat that less for change, look at what's happening in connecticut. >> reporter: credentials are no joke. he's been involved in really big projects like building columbia maryland and casino developments all a
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
the interruption and momentum caused by the tragic storm that hit us here on east coast. they believe they've had the momentum since the debate's ended and recaptured their candidates mojo, if you will. they see the enthusiasm. 30,000 people at a rally in pennsylvania. i've been to many rallies in pennsylvania with more than one candidate and that's a big crowd by any measure for either party. i know ed gillespie talked with you about the extended map. >> donna brazile, you were there with al gore in 2000. the big difference in 2000 for the democrats is the sophistication of that turnout machine that president obama has built? >> george, they call it a sandwich program. this is found in the so-called swing voters. the persuadable voters. the base voters, the independent voters. this is a campaign that had 5,100 satellite offices all across the battleground states. they're targeting people where they live, where they're eating, where they're shopping, where they play. to get people out to vote. 28% of the so-called new voters they've registered, 1.8 million americans, they've cast their ballots. >
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
election headquarters. great to have you with us. all day long we've been watching grandmothers, first-time voters, rich people, poor people, blue collar workers, all the people who believe in america going to the polls, every state of our union today joining together at the ballot boxes, and we will be bringing you the results. we are here to tell you who won, why throughout this evening and what's next. it's your voice as we've been saying and your vote tonight. >> diane, it has been a long, bitter and expensive race. deadlocked most of the way and revealed an america divided in so many ways. tonight, all of you are going to tip the balance. >> and now we are ready to begin because we have three projections to make because the polls have closed in six states and we are ready to go. here it is. indiana, this state has switched, president obama won it four years ago, governor romney has won it this time. it is not a surprise, though. we were expecting governor romney to take indiana. kentucky, this is a very red state and governor romney has taken kentucky, as well, tonight. and vermon
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
. >>> welcome back, everyone. there are just 47 days to christmas. easy for us to believe in new york city here with all the snow on the ground. keep in mind, halloween was last week. >> that's crazy. the post office wants to make sure you get your holiday packages where they need to go. so later today officials kick off the holiday mailing and shipping season. and will announce the mail by and ship by dates. so mark your calendar for that. >> right after christmas comes new year's day. master of the obvious, right. when the big tax hikes and budget cuts said to take effect. president obama and the gridlocked congress are scrambling to head them off. >> investors are not betting on it. the nerves leading to a 313-point drop yesterday. the biggest selloff of the year. abc's reporter has more. >> reporter: wall street woke up to the same president, but new worries. europe's debt crisis appears to be getting worse. there was rioting in greece over budget cuts and word that europe's strongest economy germany is in trouble. but quickly investors turned back to our looming problem, the road we are on
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 4:00am EST
for his second term. >> tonight, you voted for action. not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> there were cheers in chicago and tears in boston. after the long, hard fight, it was all over for the challenger. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> now, after the bruising campaign and facing a congress as divided as it was before the election, president obama and the country prepare for the next four years. >> thank you, america. god bless you. god bless these united states. >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. four years ago, barack obama stood on the brink of history, the morning after his election. now, four years later, he stands on the brink of a second term. >> the president has won re-election after a hard-fought campaign, saying he returns to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever. >> and he can claim a decisive and sweeping electoral victory over challenger, mitt romney. although, the popular vote is a lot tighter. >> but in the end, almost all of
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
. thank you for joining us. let's skip to the weather, rainy start. how long is that going to stick around? over to lynette charles. >>> we will be dealing with the rain through the morning hours. towards the afternoon, we will taper off a bit. the cold air will be funneling in behind the cold front. we have the rain this morning. we can see the heaviest rain around hagerstown, see the yellows across the area, we have a big shield of rain across the area. stepping out and about, take it easy, not only the rain but fog in spots this morning just like yesterday. it's a cold rain, catonsville 44 degrees, 43 frederick. glenn l41 degrees. rain tapers off by lunchtime. we will get sunshine in to the afternoon. >>> crews are working to repair a broken water main that ruptured in mount vernon, it's half the size of the one last week we told you about. >> it's causing a number of problems for homes and businesses today. linda so is live in mount vernon. how are things doing this morning. i see crews working. >> reporter: working throughout the night to get this fixed quickly to open the road back u
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 2:05am EST
, the strategy and what lies ahead. stay with us. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm switching for good. wow ! awesome ! finish is seriously good. cannot believe how great it works. incredible shine. love, love, love finish ! so far over a million neighbors, friends, and family have switched to finish. join the finish revolution. recommended by more dishwasher brands worldwide. >>> so after all of the rhetoric, the billions of dollars of ad, two conventions, three debates, hundreds of rallies and thousand of miles of travel, another presidential election officially right now in the books. >> we thought we would share some thoughts about it all from our abc news political analysts we begin with matthew dowd. >> reporter: the republicans argued against said no we well do it differently. it didn't happen. they're going to have to face the futur
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 11:35pm EST
and joins us from iowa. good evening, terry. 11 cities in three days. >> reporter: that's right, the final lap. and this is the final time barack obama will ever do this. this is his last political campaign and the last rally and so tonight this cold iowa air is thick with emotion and nostalgia and edged with a bit of anxiety about what will happen tomorrow. you talk to the obama people, they express kind of gritty, grim, even, confidence. they think they'll get it done. but they know this time so different from the last time. it's not about inspiration, it's about perspiration, all about hard work. madison, wisconsin this morning, bright and crisp and obama crowd filling the streets about 18,000 of them. sort of fired up. sort of ready to go. >> i don't know. it's pretty early to be fired up. >> reporter: bruce springsteen came and sang. ♪ no retreat >> reporter: and this time around for obama and his crowd the gritty courage, mournful determination in his song rings truer, perhaps. >> incredible crowd and it's good to be back. >> reporter: he has changed so much. he's in the fight of h
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 11:35pm EST
change. he'll make it affordable for us. that's how we keep our cost down by having healthy citizens and we believe education is paramount and he looks out for the middle class, that's us. >> mitt romney used for your years the term obamacare to attack the health care reform. do you think it was a referendum on that? >> no, i think obama has a plan in mind and there's nothing wrong with that. it's going move things around and organize health care in a better way. >> i wonder, what do you make of the celebration, especially as we called barack obama. >> it's awesome. >> is it what you thought it would be? >> it's great. >> two satisfied voters. if nothing else, i would argue there are a few more behind me in time square tonight. >> let's go to ron bron stein now. there's so much we'll learn about the parties. one fact i want to throw out at you as you reflect on this victory. you look at the last six elections, democrats have won the popular vote five out of six times just as the republicans did before. the margins hadn't been as big but thaifr been behind this growin
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 11:35pm EDT
of the hotel's ballrooms. >> they're not used to white duvet covers. >> reporter: these are hilton. >> they are camping in places. >> reporter: much of new york is still in a state of emergency, as we saw today. it looks like traffic but this line of cars is actually a gas line. so, how long have you been in line? >> since 7:30 in the morning. >> reporter: 7:30 in the morning? that's, like, you're running on ten hours. >> yep. >> reporter: this is one of the very few gas stations that was still pumping gas after sandy and it just happens to be along the route of the marathon. there is a line 30 blocks a mile long of people waiting to get gas and as you can see -- they just ran out. not far from here, people were stick clamors for essentials. >> back up so the next person can get them. >> reporter: at a nearby shelter, people are tired, frustrated and hungry for a hot meal. >> when was the last time you guys had a hot meal? >> three days. >> reporter: everything at the neighborhood supermarkets have been destroyed. from the food to the freezers that used to hold it. a million specta
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 2:05am EST
junior, used to making big plays on the football field. the 17-year-old running back committed to playing football for university of michigan after his team wrapped up an undefeated season this year. all the while maintaining a 4.0, gpa. but it was this play in an early october game when he stepped out of bound just one yard shy of a touchdown, that has many calling him a hero. >> being able to make what happened, happen, you know, was more important than, some record book. >> reporter: the coach planned for him to run out of bound. also that the big score and the boosted spirits that come with it could go to this young man. freshman logan thompson whose father had died two days earlier after suffering a stroke. >> it meant the world to me. it made me forget all the bad thing that were going through my mind. >> reporter: thompson insisted despite his father's death to suit up for the game. so farnes and his teammate conspired to give the 15-year-old a special way to n honor his dad. >> my dad would be proud. >> reporter: after telling him to stop short of the end zone, coach mclane sent
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
for the sake of our country. all of us should put that firstment we have to come up with way compromise for the good of our country. i think most of the members elected today understand that. >> that is something ben cardin said. had he thinks everyone coming back to washington understands compromise will be a key to get things done across the aisle hand in hands. it's not a republican issue or democratic issue, it's an american issue. we have to talk about jobs and the economy. . >> certainly with a fiscal slip out there. >> tax cuts end at the beginning of 2013. there is so much to deal with. . >> it's a big spank for republicans here, dan bongino lost his run. . >> kelly, it was mixed emotions here at the bwi for all the gor ri that harris had there was some heart break for bongino. and andy harris is a republican on the eastern shore of maryland, he'll be going back to congress. we talked to him ant bridging that gap between the democrats and republicans no matter how this race breaks down. he says they will try to work sdpoth bridge that gap. >> and for bongino it was a strug
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